Sustainable Business Resources

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General Business Resources


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

Recycling and Waste Reduction


Greening Events, Conferences and Meetings

Water Conservation

  • U.S. EPA’s Water Sense program – 
    • Evaluating and promoting water-saving devices and equipment
  • Take Back the Tap campaign -
    • Non-profit Food and Water Watch national campaign to reduce bottled water use


Air Quality and Green Cleaning


Purchasing – Your Product Choices, Influencing Your Suppliers


Transportation Alternatives


Landscaping to Conserve Water, Foster Habitat, Minimize Labor

  • MO Dept. of Conservation’s Grow Native! program -
    • Promoting use, appreciation and propagation of native and adapted plants
  • Locally promoting Rain Garden landscaping -
    • Program of St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Plants of Merit –
    • Partnership between MO Botanical Garden, Powell Gardens of Kansas City, U of MO Extension Service and many local nurseries and garden centers


Cultivating Sustainability Literacy – Avoiding “Greenwashing”


Office and Business Supply Resources


Overall Sustainability – General Resources